Research proves that having diverse teachers helps students, especially students of the same race. The national number of nonwhite teachers is much lower than the number of nonwhite students. We discuss why this number is so low and the challenges of increasing it.
- Michael Hansen, education policy researcher, Brookings Institution
- Dr. James Moore, urban education professor in the College of Education and Human Ecology at Ohio State University and executive director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male
- Jeannette Henson, retired principal, Tussing Elementary, Pickerington Local School District
This show aired originally on October 4th, 2016.